Medievalist Obsessions in 19th Century French Art, March 4th

  • Feb. 25, 2022, 11:25 a.m.

Medievalist Obsessions in 19th Century French Art, March 4th

Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series
Norman Public Library CENTRAL, 103 W Acres St, Norman, OK 73069, Oklahoma/Redbud Room, third floor

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Meeting ID: 996 5559 1423
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"Medievalist Obsessions in 19th Century French Art" presented by Erinn Gavaghan, School of Visual Arts, College of Fine Arts, University of Oklahoma.
The talk will look at the works of artists in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris at the end of the nineteenth century. This is a time and a place where avant-garde artists were at once the height of modernity and seeking to preserve the nostalgia of simpler times which manifested itself in tendencies in artwork (the use of stained glass in particular) to possess medieval styles and themes.
The Medieval Fair Free Lecture Series is cosponsored by the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies University of Oklahoma.
Come learn more about the middle ages just for the fun of learning! No papers, no test, just interesting information about life long ago.
Face coverings are strongly recommended in indoor public settings by the CDC. Pioneer Libraries are following CDC recommendations related to facial coverings. The University strongly encourages masking for all individuals in high-density settings, such as classrooms and at special events.
This event is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Norman Arts Council Hotel Tax Grant Program.


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